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Earthshaker

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Ability Build

1
Fissure
2
Enchant Totem
3
Aftershock
4
Fissure
5
Fissure
6
Echo Slam
7
Aftershock
8
Aftershock
9
Aftershock
10
Fissure
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11
+90 Fissure Damage
12
Echo Slam
13
Enchant Totem
14
Enchant Totem
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15
+200 Fissure Range
16
Enchant Totem
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Echo Slam
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
+50 Echo Damage
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
+200 Aftershock Range

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Fissure
Enchant Totem
Aftershock
Echo Slam

Item Build

Starting
Tango
10
Blood Grenade
Enchanted Mango
Clarity
Wind Lace
1
Observer Ward
1
Sentry Ward
Early Game
Boots of Speed
13
Magic Wand
Ring of Basilius
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
55
Arcane Boots
15
Blink Dagger
Aghanim's Shard
19
Force Staff
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
Late Game
Octarine Core
180
Refresher Orb
Aghanim's Scepter
15
Overwhelming Blink
Situational
25
Soul Ring
13
Tranquil Boots
Aether Lens
30
Boots of Bearing
105
Aeon Disk
90
Black King Bar
25
Shadow Blade
22
Ghost Scepter
22
Ethereal Blade
15
Lotus Orb
Daedalus
7
Arcane Blink
Boots of Travel
Neutral
Faded Broach
60
Arcane Ring
Philosopher's Stone
11
Bullwhip
40
Ogre Seal Totem
Ceremonial Robe
Timeless Relic
60
Ninja Gear
8
Force Boots
Giant's Ring

Hero Strategy

Consider Fissure blocking the first wave to have better creep equilibrium.

Use Enchant Totem to harass opponents or secure creep last hits, especially ranged ones.

At the end of the laning stage, find a lane for yourself to farm a Blink Dagger and catch up with levels.

Once you get Blink Dagger, try to make use of it immediately before opponent see it in your inventory.

Avoid showing yourself so the opponents forget about you and clump up, and your dagger doesn't get canceled.

In the fights, split the opponents with Fissure into two parts or isolate an opponent from the rest.

Counter Strategy

If Earthsaker is blocking the first wave with fissure, look to pull back the lane as soon as possible

Earthshaker uses fissure to block off heroes and land kills. Be mindful about your positioning

Keep checking Earthshaker to see if he has Dagger yet. Don't let him surprise you with multi-hero Echo Slam

Once Earthshaker has Blink Dagger or Aghanims Scepter, control him in teamfights before he uses all spells

Earthshaker is likely to have Dagger by now

Don't clump up or Earthshaker might kill you all

Earthshaker might also buy Shadow Blade. If he does, purchase detection

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
Cloak
Mid Game
60
Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
90
Black King Bar
Late Game
20
Scythe of Vyse

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
Cloak
Mid Game
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
Late Game
20
Scythe of Vyse
90
Black King Bar